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Wonderful Indie Book Store + 4 Great Books, 4 Great Genres

This email is sent to all registered users, and subscribers of The Grumpy Book Reviewer. There’s not much I enjoy more than curling up with a good book and a cup of coffee or tea. Well, maybe browsing through independent book stores and art supply stores. … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Grumpy Book Reviewer’s New Blog

Welcome, book lovers, to the first mailing of my blog posts. I was somehow under the impression that when people signed up through WordPress to be a “registered user” of this site, the blog posts would go out by e-mail each … Continue reading

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Top 25 Thriller Book Blogs

I have to take a minute to brag. During the Labor Day weekend I received word that The Grumpy Book Reviewer is among The Top 25 Thriller BookBlogs to Follow in 2018, as featured by Feedspot. They even sent me the little … Continue reading

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The Dream Daughter is Due Out October 2, 2018

Have you ever wished you could travel through time to a year when a cure for a terminally ill family member would likely be available? I certainly have. Well, in Diane Chamberlain’s new novel, The Dream Daughter, a young woman whose … Continue reading

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The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah

The Great Alone takes the reader on an emotional roller coaster. This achingly beautiful, yet frightening story explores the lack of mental health that was available to our returning wounded warriors and their families. It is also a commentary on how our … Continue reading

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Fun Romance Novel – I Flipping Love You

The newest novel from bestselling author, Helena Hunting, is in bookstores and available online now. I Flipping Love You is sure to be another bestseller among fans of good romantic comedy.   Don’t let the cheesy front cover fool you. … Continue reading

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About Fateful Decisions

The day before I was to leave on vacation, I received an e-mail from Trevor D’Silva, asking me to read his new book, Fateful Decisions. I couldn’t put it down! It’s a trip through recent history from the bombing of … Continue reading

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On Vacation, Still Reading

Grumpy is on vacation for a few weeks, but will always be reading. I just finished a pre-pub copy of Mary Alice Monroe’s Beach House Reunion — a little history, a lot of info on sea turtles, of course a good … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Work of Historical Fiction Set During World War II

Based on the true story of Virginia d’Albert-Lake, an American woman who entered the French Resistance, and lived to tell about it, this is one of the best works of both historical fiction and Christian fiction I have ever read. Set … Continue reading

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Brad Meltzer’s The Escape Artist

One of my favorite authors, Brad Meltzer, notified me of the the upcoming publication of this, his latest novel, through GoodReads, and had his publisher send me a pre-publication copy through NetGalley — thank you to all of them. I thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading

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